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8 things I stop giving a sh*t about when I travel solo

1. Asking for help<p>Stubbornly independent, to my own demise at times, I hate asking for help from others and will often go out of my way to avoid …

Google is quietly making progress on one of its most jaw-dropping tech projects

The technology uses special radar sensors packed in a tiny chip to detect a person's physical movements (such as rubbing two fingers together), letting a person do things like turn the volume up on a radio without actually touching anything.<p>The recent news that Regina Dugan, the head of the …

Wear OS

The Right Way to Sauce Pasta

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>"I'll have a glass of the grappa, please," I said to the bartender at the Italian restaurant down the street from my house.<p>"You are the first person I have ever seen order that," she exclaimed in response. I asked …

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

How to Make Incredible Sourdough and Focaccia Bread

Watch how to make terrific sourdough and foccacia bread.<p>Baking bread can seem daunting. Like many home cooks, former F&W editor-in-chief Dana Cowin …

25 comic books for nerdy newbies to read first

Every comic book nerd has an origin story, and it starts with opening that first book.<p>There are so many titles with so much history, so it's natural …

7 Surprising Uses for Your Under-Appreciated Food Processor

Don't let that piece of machinery sit on the counter, collecting dust. Put it to work with these recipe ideas.<p>Perhaps you, like so many of us, purchased a food processor with pesto in mind. These babies are admittedly perfect for blitzing garlic, herbs, nuts, and olive oil, but once you've …

11 Monday Brunch Recipes

Three-day weekends mean one thing: Monday brunch!<p>Take advantage of your bonus weekend day with an extra-luxe, extra-indulgent brunch spread with …

Make Your Life Easier: 17 Grab-and-Go Breakfast Recipes

With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable.<p>We get it: Most mornings, you're dining on the go. With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable and don't require repeating "YES, I SAID EXTRA HASH BROWNS" into a drive-thru microphone. …

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11 Great Movies From 2015 That You Can Stream On Netflix Now

Enjoy a Kristen Wiig dramedy, a war film and a couple of fashion docs.<p>This New Year's weekend is a blissful time to visit movies you didn't catch in 2015. You can do that in theaters, where many of the year's best releases are still playing, or you can curl up on your very own couch. Whether you're …

Christmas Eve

Steam's Winter Sale is hiding something, and the internet's on the case

Detectives are digging up clues for Valve's secret alternate reality game<p>When Valve launched its annual Steam Winter Sale just before Christmas, it secretly introduced something alongside it: an alternate reality game, which some customers-turned-amateur detectives are just now taking a crack …

7 worst apps that violate your privacy

When you're browsing through the millions of apps available from the Apple and Android app stores, you'll notice that close to 98 percent of them are free to download. That's great if you're looking to fill up your gadget, but many free apps, and some paid ones, do come with a hidden price — your …

16 Spot-On Cards For Couples Who Also Happen To Be Best Friends

"I love sitting mute on the sofa with you."<p>If your significant other is also your best friend, consider yourself lucky. You've hit the relationship jackpot.<p>Unfortunately, it's not always easy to find the right card to accurately sum up those feelings. So we did the work for you. Below are 16 …

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

Increpare: the genius developer who gives his games away for free

Stephen Lavelle’s website offers over 200 strange and thrilling games – yet one of the artform’s most unusual talents asks for little in return<p>Stephen Lavelle develops short games, little games, but they make me more aware that I am alive than just about anything else. He just gives these games …

There are questions Siri won’t answer – like are you plotting to destroy us?

You are reading the technology supplement, which means you are: a) already very knowledgeable and interested in commercially available computerised goods; b) an inhabitant of a dystopian bookless future teaching yourself English with the only available resource; c) a rabbit examining the bottom of …

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The film that makes me cry: Up

Photograph: AFP/Getty Images<p>Up was the first animated film ever to open the Cannes film festival in 2009.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/16/1426524702069/a46fba34-deb8-4807-9577-d14481b2c646-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: AFP/Getty Images<p>Up was the first animated …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

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BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT - Kick-Ass Cinematic TV Spot

The Solitude of 'Skyrim' Remains The Remedy For An Overly-Connected Age

The first thing I did when I got my new gaming PC set up was to use Internet Explorer to download Google Chrome. The second? I downloaded Steam and installed Skyrim straight away.<p>I did it as a test of sorts. I’d never played Skyrim on PC before, because my past computers have always been too …

The Elder Scrolls

Jurassic World: meet the dino-stars

The fourth Jurassic Park movie is released in June and the various species who populate the cast have been unveiled. But what role will each of them play in the family-friendly 3D slaughter?<p>Jurassic World, the fourth movie in the Jurassic Park series, will be released in three months. This means …

Jurassic World

Harrison Ford to star in Blade Runner sequel

Film,Blade Runner,Culture,Ridley Scott,Harrison Ford,Film industry,Science fiction and fantasy<p>Ford is set to reprise his lead role in the dystopian sci-fi film, but producer Ridley Scott may hand over the director’s reins to Denis Villeneuve

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Top 20 best video games for beginners

Want to get into gaming but don’t know where to start? Here are some great smartphone, console and PC titles to kick off your collection<p>So you’ve bought a shiny new games console, or a ridiculously powerful PC, or the latest smartphone iteration, and now you want to play games on it. What happens …

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at 5 different versions

It's been rumored there could be more than one version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now it looks like we could see as many as …

Does That Map Really Look Right?

One after the other, after the other, it will make you dizzy, thrusting you into some insane, location-based alternate reality.<p>That would be the moving, wiggling 3D map GIFs from the Tumblr, That Map Looks Right — although if you live in earthquake country, as I do, the whole thing makes a certain …

'That's all folks': Margaret and David farewell At the Movies

“Good evening.”<p>“Hello.”<p>And just like that, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton welcomed us into their cinematic front room for the final time. After 28 years on Australian television, the beloved presenters of SBS’ The Movie Show, and later At the Movies on the ABC, have concluded their long …

Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers

<i>Need a holiday hand? We've got you covered with two straight weeks of Holiday Survival Recipes -- the ones you can rely on to keep your guests (and you) feeling festive.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers</i><p>Just imagine it: your family is home for the holidays -- grown children, perhaps, or …

Rare ‘black seadevil’ anglerfish caught on film in Monterey Bay

The deepest reaches of the ocean contain some of earth’s most incredible creatures. They’re also some of the most bizarre.<p>On Nov. 17, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Senior Scientist Bruce Robison and his team filmed an elusive “black seadevil” anglerfish 1,900 feet deep in the Monterey …

10 of Our Favorite Meatless Menus

Let's do some simple math: There are approximately an infinite number of vegetarian mains, approximately an infinite number of vegetarian sides, and approximately an infinite number of vegetarian desserts and cocktails. By our calcuations, that means that there are approximately an infinite number …

5 Great Reads for Your Bookclub

As someone who runs three (yes, three) online book clubs, I read a lot. Of course, I always have done, but I used to do it in isolation. In the last couple of years, first with the Author Effect, then with 52 Books in 52 Weeks, and most recently with One Book One Facebook, I've come to appreciate …